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back to him. in the meantime, nick valencia is live at our middle east news desk monitoring all the news that's coming in about gaza and israel and what's happening there. nick, good morning. fill us in on what's happening. >> good morning, randi. this is the hub for our international news gathering division. we're next to a very special desk that we created today to monitor all the feeds and signals that are coming in out of gaza and israel. these are two middle east experts. i want to bring in ali. you've been monitoring several feeds going on. tell us a little bit about what you're doing at the desk. >> as this conflict is unfolding at an exponential rate, we are monitoring the arab channels as well as the israeli channels in the arabic language live. at the desk, we try to digest all this flood of information to bring to the audience in the u.s., to put them in perspective of what's going on here. >> and you see it is a very fluid situation. we're dealing with correspondents in the field. this is exactly where everything is funneled to. the arab league is convening in cairo
toll. we're keeping an eye on it, vick orror. >> nick valencia covering the international desk for us. >>> we're going from the middle east to the far east now, and that's where president obama spoke about the middle east. just a few moments ago the conflict there while holding a news conference in thailand. our white house correspondent dan lothian is in bangkok. what are we hearing from the president? we had it live. he talked more about burma and thailand and the trade there. what are we hearing his views as it relates to what's happening in israel with gaza. >> well, you know, are you so right. the main purpose of the president's trip here is to focus on this region and what this means for future expansion, for u.s. many terms of business, for military cooperation, but while advisors had been telling us about the sentiments within the white house, about the ongoing conflict between the palestinians and israelis, and we've gotten statements from the president, this is the first time we've heard the president weigh many. when he was asked a question about the violence there at the p
days of the year and here to help navigate us through it is nick valencia. >> the airports, they're busy. 2.4 million people. it's a busy hold season and even more people are traveling this year. believe it or not, i was surprised by that, rehab di. aaa says more are traveling even though ticket prices are higher. they're trying to save on jet fuel. some of the busiest airports that we'll seeing traffic, places like chicago o'hare, san francisco rounding out the top five, laguardia and boston, logan. 6 chicago and l.a.x. have gone back and forth, but it's bessier out there. what about the roads? how do those look? >> we'll see a lot of people come blaining. we receive a lot of reports about car rentals being very, very difficult. car rentals got scooped up. so now as people prepare to travel on traffic they find it very difficult. having said that many are traveling between wednesday and sunday. a lot of people are i troog to find alternative ways home, buses, cars, trans. stay safe out there. >> did you ever travel on thaf thanksgiving? >> i did. it's tough for us to go back hom
, we're going to bring those to you. nick valencia monitoring and bringing things to you. thanks for that. >>> could this whole thing be a political game? aisle e ask one of the world ice leading experts on the conflict. >>> and president obama woke up in thailand this morning. what's on the agenda for his historic trip to asia. ♪ [ gordon ] for some this line is a convenience. how you doing today? i'm good thanks. how are you? i'm good. [ gordon ] but for others, it's all they can afford. every day nearly nine million older americans don't have enough to eat. anything else? no, not today. join me, aarp, and aarp foundation in the drive to end hunger by visiting drivetoendhunger.org. bp has paid overthe people of bp twenty-threeitment to the gulf. billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. ou
weeks. >> i can't get power, heat, garbage pickup, nothing. >> nick valencia is joining us now and this is not just coming from the people who live there. we're hearing from the local leaders and even the governor. >> you can hear the tone of frustration in that woman's sound bite. people are angry. they're not getting straight answers and they're upset about it. 12 days now without power. i spoke to one long island res dnlt and everything you heard about how bad it is here, it's true. people are coming out and expressing their fears and concerns and there was a rally held yesterday and you could hear the frustration in some of the residents' voice. >> this is a crisis of epic proportions. this is a natural disaster. we are here as one community together to send a message. we've had enough! the management should be fired from top to bottom. we have a mesage for governor cu cuomo. send the national guard in here today to turn the power back on! >> lipa, of course, talking about the long island power authority. we put in a call today and we did get somebody on the phone. i spoke
. nick valencia is here to talk more about this. what's going on? how many people actually want to secede? >> there are tens of thousands of americans upset with the status quo, and they want to secede. even though texas has 100,000 signatures on this petition, it's still only a very small fraction of their percentage. less than 1% of the state's population. yes, there are people out there that are upset, wanted to be their own sovereign nation. seven states have reached the 25,000 signature threshold that warrants response officially from the white house, whether or not that response is what they want to hear, that's another question, but so far seven states, including north carolina, alabama, florida, tennessee, you see them there on the map. most of the states, red states that went for governor mitt romney. so far seven of the states warranting a response from the white house. >> so a lot of unhappy people. you spoke with a member of the texas nationalist movement. i mean, how serious are they about this? what is their complaint. >> talk to the texas nationalist movement. they think it
people are expected to head back home. if you're wondering what to expect, nick valencia has you covered. nick, good morning to you. >> good morning, randi. >> for anybody heading to the airport, how are they looking? >> this is the busiest day. those watching at the airport, they know it. it's a little too early to hear back from some of those spokespeople, but we'll have an update next hour. 2.4 million traveling today. that's a shade more than those traveling on thanksgiving, 2.3 million. los angeles, o'hare, they've gone back and forth trading the last couple of years. this year more people are traveling than last year. even though tickets are slightly more. the ticket prices are slightly higher up. still, 2.4 million people traveling. >> what about the roads? >> wednesday through sunday is the official holiday period and in that alone 6.4 million people. people taking buses, cars, plane, finding all sorts of alternative ways to get around the u.s. this year or today, i should say, is slightly busier than tomorrow. let's also take a look at this live flight tracker as well. i believe
and canada and the caribbean, we're up to at least 175. nick valencia joins us now for more on this. nick, in terms of just the loss of life, which area was hit the hard nest. >> we have to remember, victor and randi, even before the superstorm made landfall in the united states, it was already a fatal storm t.caused major damage in the caribbean, places like haiti, places like jamaica, even puerto rico. 67 deaths blamed there just in the caribbean alone, and when you fast forward and bring it to the united states, the two states that were affected the most, you guys know this, new york and neighboring new jersey, new york had about 48 deaths and new jersey 22, and that's just in those two states alone. >> so much concern as i was driving around up there this week covering this story. we hit upon a patch on the new jersey coast where a lot of people were concerned about leaks from natural gas, and you found actually another danger, right, carbon monoxide is another concern? >> as i was going down a list of those that were victims of superstorm sandy another thing that pointed out to me wa
camacho has died. i want to bring in nick valencia to talk more about this. from what i understand, he was taken off life support in puerto rico, right? >> he was. i just got off the phone with a spokesperson with the hospital there in puerto rico. she said hector camacho suffered a second heart attack this morning at about 1:45. shortly afterwards, his heart stopped working. he was taken off life support and officially pronounced dead. if you remember, he was clinically pronounced brain dead on thursday, but today he was taken off life support. known for just as much for his fl flamboyance. but later in his life, he really gained notoriety for his battles with drug addiction and the law. now he is pronounced dead today at the age of 50. >> for those of us who haven't been following us, just get us up to speed on exactly how this happened, why he was on life support to begin with and where the suspects are. >> early this week, he was with a friend outside of a bar in the early morning hours, at which point there was a passing gunman that opened fire on the car that he was in. it killed
'm joined by nick valencia. nick, good morning. >> good morning. >> susan is at la guardia. how does that stack up? >> it's not the busiest. it's nothing like los angeles national airport or chicago, but it's among the top five airports that see busy travel. like susan was saying, it's not that bad out there so far. i just got off the phone with an american airlines spokeswoman, and she said things are looking good. it's cold where she was in chicago. seeing a little fog also in los angeles and san diego, and that's impeding traffic, holiday traffic there, a little bit, but so far people are seeing clear skies and traveling pretty easy right now. >> tempers aren't flaring just yet. that's good. not like black friday. wow. that video is something. >> what about the roads. >> nine out of ten americans travel this holiday season, will be traveling, by road, by car, actually, so they're not going to be taking flights. we got about 2.4 million people traveling on planes, but nine out of ten americans traveling on the road. amtrak, interestingly enough, we were looking at their figures fro
people dead including canada and the caribbean. nick valencia is joining us now for a little bit more in terms of the loss of life, is it still really the focus mainly in new york and new jersey? >> yeah, it is. that accounted for more than half of the u.s. related deaths. we had 106. between new york and new jersey, 70 deaths there. but even before the storm, before it made landfall in the united states, it was already a deadly storm. the hardest hit area was haiti in the caribbean. 67 deaths there. >> i was in that area covering the storm for anderson cooper's show, and we did a story on the natural gas and the leaks that were happening along the coastline there. but you said there's actually something else that people were dying from. >> we found something very interesting today. amid the correlation that carbon monoxide poisoning ends up being a cause for a handful of deaths in these u.s. related deaths, very preventable, something that was very preventable. we took it a step further. we found out a few years ago, the federal government partnered with the cdc and they realized tha
minutes or so. nick valencia is here. >> they're finally done, a handful of days, it matters to some people closely monitoring the race, but we know that all 67 counties in florida, by noon today, they need to submit their unofficial-official results. most of the votes not counts will from b from heavily democratic areas. so president obama will just pad his lead. >> the votes matter, but it won't change the election. >> it seems like they will go towards the president, so we will have the results when they come out, stick around for that. >> nick, thank you very much. turning now to the recovery from superstorm sandy, two weeks after the tomorrow, chris christie says he expecting nearly all of the power to be restored statewide by tonight. his comments came after he toured the jersey shore. he said this is our katrina. >>> people all over the world celebrating malala day, we'll tell you how this brave girl is doing after being shot by the tall ban. i don't use super poligrip for hold because my dentures fit well. before those little pieces would get in between my dentures and my gum
on for my kid. i can't get power, heat, garbage pickup, nothing. >> nick valencia is following this story very closely. we're hearing the criticism not just from the people that live there but their elected officials. local and county leaders. >> people are not getting any answers they want. we've been reaching out to the l lipa and haven't been able to get answers. they haven't returned our calls. a rlot of people are waiting fo their power to be turned back on. two hours to be without power, let alone two weeks. that's what a lot of residents are facing. i believe we have a map that illustrates how many people are without power. as you see it's mostly along the south shore of long island, those places that got those heavy storm surges, brought a lot of flooding about. in fact those frustrations from local residents really hit a boiling point kbryesterday. take a listen. >> this is a crisis of epic proportions. this is a natural disaster. we are here as one community together to send a message we've had enough. lipa is disgusting. the management of lipa should be fired from top to bottom
to withdraw from the u.s. one texas petition has more than 100,000 names actually supporting it. nick valencia is here to talk about this. so what is going on? >> a little wacky, isn't it? >> states. >> all 50 states wanting to secede or having this petition to secede but it looks a lot more like it is on the surface. once you look into the numbers it's only a small fraction of the people, only in texas, 100,000 signatures, wow. >> yeah. >> less than 1% of the state though. what is interesting though and i think our audience would find interesting is that at least seven states have reached the 25,000-vote threshold. you see the states there, like texas, alabama, georgia, and what happens after 25,000 signatures is that they need a formal response from the white house. it is worth noting as well that there are counter petitions in play as well, randi, so people petitioning those who are petitioning to secede, if you follow that. >> yeah, i think i follow that. they take a lot of money the states that want to secede, take a lot of money from the federal government as well. how serious is this? i
showing, i'm nick valencia. >> and a quick check here in the bay area weather forecast. looks pretty nice for the next several days. beautiful this afternoon, in the 60s with sunshine. warmer for tomorrow, upper 60s. even warmer for saturday and sunday with highs near 70 degrees. morning lows in the 40s for the coldest inland spots and 50s around the bay. looks like mild weather for next week as well. next chance of rain, hints next wednesday. looks like a better bout of rain thursday and friday coming to the bay area. dry weather expected for the next seven days. >>> coming up here in a few minutes, dr. phil right after the kron 4 morning news. unbearable in-laws at 10:00. a woman says her in-laws won't accept her because she's white and they're african american. the husband is caught in the middle. we'll see if dr. phil can bring peace to the family. that's going to do it for us this morning. thanks for joining us here. we hope you have a happy and safe thanksgiving. at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay ar
today, his family took him off life support. nick valencia takes a look at the life of the man and how he is being remembered. >> ever the showman during his days in the ring, hector "macho" camacho fought until two years ago. during his 30-year career, the former lightweight champion was known just as much for his flamboyance as he was for his quick hands and feet. the puerto rican who grew up in harlem had fans and battles with some of the best boxers in history, defeating roberto duran twice and knocking out legend sugar ray leonard. but it was his battles with the law and drug addiction that continues after his boxing career ended. in 2011, he was shot by car jackers and not seriously injured. this week, the southpaw was shot in the face and severely injured while sitting in a car outside of a bar in puerto rico. his childhood friend was killed in the shooting. camacho was pronounced clinically brain dead. saturday, he died after suffering a heart attack and being taken off life support. he was 50 years old. >> camacho won 79 fights and titles during his life. >>> and it's no secre
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